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Margaret Hagerty - 87 year old marathoner!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      23 comments

Watch the video: http://www.aarp.org/health/f
itness/info-10-2008/marath
on_woman_margaret_hagerty.html Margaret Hagerty – Marathoner! Kiawah, SC is the de... Read more

Little black dress...

Sunday, October 24, 2010      20 comments

Preparing for church service this morning, emoticon I decided I wanted to wear a particular red jacket (fall weat... Read more

Lawd a’mercy, why didn’t anyone warn me to use BodyGlide?

Saturday, October 23, 2010      11 comments

Friction. emoticon Not a good thing. ... <a href=Read more

Video link to motivation - ultramarathoner David Goggins!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      8 comments

Heard David Goggins speak at NCCU tonight. This 35 year old became a Navy Seal despite a host of obstacles (including sickle cell trait). He’s done over 800 dives and over 700 (parachute) jumps. And he says he hates to run. His motivation... Read more

"Get on your feet" is my new theme song!

Friday, October 15, 2010      19 comments

(This blog is dedicated to my muse, Gloria Estefan, and to my wonderful, amazing SparkFriends!) "Stinkin' thinkin'" is what they call it when we let negative thoughts cloud our motivation. Boy, was I THERE! Thanks, SparkFriends, for re... Read more

I've been christened a gourmet cook

Thursday, October 14, 2010      15 comments

This year I've been trying to make more of my own meals. When I first got married, I tried a recipe that included marianating pork for a day, then making the dish...so basically it took me 2-3 days to prepare. My husband came home from his sec... Read more

Blooming in autumn

Friday, October 08, 2010      15 comments

This is just rambling, so don't expect any inspiration today. There's an annual event in town next week, so I am expecting guests. This has been the stimulus for getting my house clean, and it is very relaxing to have open space and feel p... Read more

Welcome Bruce the Betta

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      14 comments

emoticon I'm not so tech savvy as to be able to post the actual photo yet (will work on that for the half marathon)... Read more

Take the A Train to Weight Loss

Thursday, September 30, 2010      48 comments

Yippee! I’m below BMI 30! Having reached that milestone, I was thinking how this journey is like riding the subway. (Hats off to NYC, but special love to BART ... Read more

We are all meant to shine... My 2 month Sparkversary!

Monday, September 27, 2010      43 comments

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? “... Read more

Hope this isn't a bad omen...on to Plan B

Sunday, September 26, 2010      11 comments

I wanted to bicycle the half marathon route, but yesterday some of the streets were blocked off for an event. Traffic tends to be lighter on Sundays, so today I tried again. Found the start location, geared up, and headed out just as some rai... Read more

Another step forward...half marathon in 6 weeks

Saturday, September 25, 2010      17 comments

Got up this morning and thanks to Mickidee44 ran a 5K in Raleigh (charitable cause: agency that helps domestic violence victims). emoticonRead more

Make fitness convenient

Thursday, September 23, 2010      13 comments

Reminders that when it's easy, you're more likely to do it! EXERCISE emoticon Put your workout clothes out the n... Read more

I respond to praise

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      11 comments

Going through my friend feed, I am always smiling with the comments we share. The past 8 weeks have been minor miracles to me - 15 lb GONE FOR GOOD, after YEARS of trying but not succeeding. I am confident and happy on this journey, expe... Read more

Set the DVR for GLEE

Monday, September 20, 2010      10 comments

Guilty pleasure - those talented kids and wacky adults on GLEE. I even bought several of the cast CDs (still want to call them albums, LOL). Tuesday starts the new season, and they are apparently travelling to NYC. I'll set the DVR and watch... Read more


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